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Humanocracy Example – Michelin Inspired to do Your Best

Posted by Douglas A Wick on Mon, Nov 16, 2020

There are times we need someone to believe in us, to see beyond ourselves, to recognize our strengths, our purpose, to challenge us to greatness.

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Topics: human behavior, human behavior performance, Human Potential, Humanocracy, The Flight of the Buffalo, Ralph Stayer

Humanocracy – Build a Meritocratic Organization

Posted by Douglas A Wick on Mon, Nov 9, 2020

“Mediocre people don’t like high-achievers – and high-achievers don’t like mediocre people.” Nick Saban, Alabama football coach.

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Topics: People, People Decisions, The Right People, People Development, Growing Your People, Humanocracy, Meritocracy

Humanocracy – Bureaucracy Threatens Meritocracy

Posted by Douglas A Wick on Mon, Nov 2, 2020

Scaling Up author Verne Harnish described Humanocracy, authors Gary Hamel & Michele Zanini, as one of the most insightful and game changing books for the future.

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Topics: People, People/Relationship Drivers, People Development, Humanocracy, Meritocracy

People Quotes – Building A Harmonious Culture of Accountability

Posted by Douglas A Wick on Mon, Oct 26, 2020

The Result of getting the People Decision right in your business is a Harmonious Culture of Accountability. I love quotes. They inspire me.

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Topics: People, The Right People, First Who Then What

Working Relationships That Work

Posted by Douglas A Wick on Mon, Oct 19, 2020

Working Relationships That Work is from my first E-Myth Management Module, as an E-Myth Coach.

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Topics: E-Myth Revisited, Relationships and Productivity, Worker Performance, Challenging Work

SMaC - Still Relevant in 2020?

Posted by Douglas A Wick on Mon, Oct 12, 2020

How do you achieve success in a rapidly changing industry and economic environment?

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Topics: Great by Choice, SMaC Recipe, SMaC, Thrive in Uncertainty & Chaos

Elevate Remote Workers Performance

Posted by Douglas A Wick on Mon, Oct 5, 2020

You’ve adjusted to the new normal. All the previous challenges to allow our employees to work from home have been erased by COVID19.

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Topics: employee performance, People, performance, human behavior performance, Discretionary Effort, Performance Management, Remote Workers

Establish a Routine - Double Results

Posted by Douglas A Wick on Mon, Sep 28, 2020

In Stillness Is the Key Ryan Holiday asks, Isn’t the whole point of greatness that you’re freed from trivial rules and regulations? That you can do whatever you want?”

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Topics: Discipline, Strategic Discipline, Discipline Plan, routine sets you free, routine, Ryan Holiday, Stillness is the Key


Posted by Douglas A Wick on Mon, Sep 21, 2020

Each day, after finishing work, I walk 2-miles. Usually I listen to an audible book pacing briskly through my neighborhood.

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Topics: Discipline, Innovation Process, Innovation, Ryan Holiday, Stillness is the Key

Stillness is the Key – Say NO

Posted by Douglas A Wick on Mon, Sep 14, 2020

The advantages of nonaction. Few in the world attain these. —THE DAODEJING

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Topics: Discipline, routine, Ryan Holiday, Stillness is the Key

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